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Ossian’s Stone, Sma’ Glen, Fowlis Wester, Perthshire

Ring Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 89532 30595 Also Known as: Cairn Ossian Canmore ID 25554 Clach-na-Ossian Clach Ossian Giant’s Grave Ossian’s Grave Soldier’s Grave Getting Here There are two ways into this glen by road. Whichever route you … Continue reading

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Oswulf’s Stone, Mayfair, London

‘Standing Stone’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 282 804 Also Known as: Oswald’s Stone Ossul Stone Archaeology & History Described as far back as 1086 in Domesday — as Osulvestane — this old stone was mentioned in numerous old documents, … Continue reading

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Oldfield Hill, Meltham, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 0874 1009 Getting Here From the crossroads at the centre of Meltham, near the church, take the Wessenden Head Road up out of town for about a mile.  Keep your eyes peeled to right … Continue reading

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Castle Hill, Kirklees, Brighouse, West Yorkshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – SE 173 216 Getting Here Along the Brighouse to Mirfield A644 road, a half-mile east of M62’s junction 25 on Wakefield Road, note the woodland on your left-hand side, above the walling.  Although on allegedly … Continue reading

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Castlestead Ring, Cullingworth, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid References – SE 0514 3627 Also Known as: Blood Dykes Getting Here Dead easy this one!  On the Keighley-Halifax A629 road, about 500 yards south past Flappit Spring (public house), there’s a small road to your right.  … Continue reading

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Oliver Cromwell’s Hill, Eye, Cambridgeshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TF 232 018 Archaeology & History Very little was known about this now lost burial mound.  It was one of several nearby but, thankfully, the local historian and archaeologist E. Thurnam Leeds (who once … Continue reading

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Stanwick Fortifications, North Yorkshire

Settlement:  OS Grid Reference – NZ 183 124 Getting Here From Scotch Corner on the A1, head on the A66 and take the first right up to and straight thru Melsonby village at the crossroads and on for a few more miles … Continue reading

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